Mount Everest Avalanche Causes Wingsuit Stunt CancellationBy: Sean Patterson - April 21, 2014
What was to be one of the most extreme wingsuit stunts in history has now been cancelled. The Discovery Channel this week announced that its upcoming Everest Jump Live program has been cancelled.
The event, scheduled to take place on May 11, was cancelled out of concern for the families of the recent tragedy on the world’s tallest mountain. The avalanche took the life of 12 experienced Sherpas on Friday.
The Discovery Channel released a statement this weekend through its Facebook page: